Silicon Labs Wireless Xpress BGX Modules | New Product BriefSeptember 01, 2019 by Mouser Electronics
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Silicon Labs Wireless Xpress BGX Modules
Silicon Labs Wireless Xpress BGX Modules allow developers to easily add Bluetooth 5 connectivity to any application. The modules are pre-programmed to act as a cable replacement, providing a simple means to securely connect to mobile devices or other BGX modules.
They have a serial interface for connecting to the host MCU, used to stream data or control the device with its command API. The module can be programmed with transmit power up to +8dBm and achieves a 200-meter line-of-sight range.
The BGX13 is offered as a PCB module and a system-in-package, with both options including an integrated antenna and RF matching circuitry. The modules also have Bluetooth and multiple regulatory certifications, providing a faster and more seamless path to get new designs to market.
- Bluetooth 5-compliant cable replacement solution
- Encrypted secure communications
- UART interface with flow control for data and Xpress command API
- Programmable transmit power
- Up to +8dBm
- 200m line-of-sight range
- Up to +8dBm
- Module options
- BGX13P PCB module
- BGX13S SiP
- Bluetooth, CE, full FCC, Japanese, and South Korean certifications
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